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Blog: How our audiology clinic is making communication easier

By Frazer Paterson Audiologist, Almond Hearing  Audiologist Frazer Paterson shares how his private audiology clinic in Scotland has adapted to barriers presented by the Coronavirus pandemic and sought to make communication easier for his clients who rely on lipreading. Hands. Face. Space.  Three words we are all reminded of regularly as the UK Government advice […]

Blog: Amy Morton – campaigning for an inclusive roadmap out of lockdown

Hello for those of you who don’t know me, my name is Amy, I’m married with two young children. I’ve had a severe hearing loss in both ears since birth although wasn’t diagnosed till I was nearly four years old. In October last year, I set up Living with Hearing Loss and I have been […]

Blog: Please help people with sudden hearing loss

By Carly Sygrove Hi, I’m Carly. Four years ago when I was 34, I lost the hearing in my left ear. I wasn’t ill at the time and I had never had any problems with my ears. It was a normal day until all of a sudden, my head filled with pressure and a loud […]

Read my lips

By Kate Bohdanowicz When I tell people I’m a lipspeaker, they invariably assume I mean lipreader, and go on to ask if I’m working for the police on an undercover operation. The truth is possibly less eyebrow raising, but highly essential – my job is to provide support for deaf people who communicate through lipreading. […]

Blog: Staying connected at Christmas – where to find support

mental healthBy Hearing Link On the final day of our festive series of blogs, we are sharing the ways you can access support for your hearing and mental wellbeing over the Christmas period. Some support services will break for the holiday season, so here is our guide of what to do if you notice a sudden […]

Blog: Staying connected at Christmas – managing social gatherings

By Hearing Link In the third day of our festive blog series, we offer some tips for managing social gatherings at Christmas time. Christmas can be a social time of year, and when you have hearing loss, this may leave you more feeling more exhausted than usual. Groups of people, having to constantly lipread, background […]

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